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Hopworks Rebrands its BikeBar – Launched as Hopworks North Williams Pub and Beergarden

PORTLAND, Ore. – March 28, 2019 – Hopworks Urban Brewery, the first Certified B Corporation brewery in the Pacific Northwest, has rebranded its pub at 3947 N. Williams Ave.; the formerly named Hopworks BikeBar is relaunching as Hopworks N. Williams Pub and Beergarden on Tuesday, April 2. The remodeled facility will open to the public on April 2 from 11am to 11pm and will feature […]

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Portland Cider Co. Marks Sixth Anniversary with Public Celebration and Limited Bottle Release

CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Feb. 7, 2019 – One of Oregon’s original cidermakers, Portland Cider Co. will celebrate six years in the industry this March, and the cider house is celebrating with an anniversary party featuring cider sampling, live music, tours, a photo booth, a charity raffle, and a special anniversary bottle release.The event will take place on […]

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Portland Cider Co. Releases Concord Grape Seasonal Cider

CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Jan. 14, 2019 – Portland Cider Company will release its Concord Grape seasonal cider in 22-oz. bottles and draft this Thursday, Jan. 17. A blend of 100 percent Northwest apple cider and freshly-pressed Northwest Concord grapes, this royal purpled-colored cider is the crowning jewel of Portland Cider’s seasonal releases.Portland Cider Co. will celebrate the release with a “Grape Gatsby” party at both its Portland-area pubs on Thursday, […]

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Cascade Brewing Announces 2019 Product Release Calendar

PORTLAND, Ore. – Jan. 11, 2019 – Cascade Brewing has announced its product release lineup for 2019, which features 15 beers on the calendar. The Northwest sour beer pioneer will release eight core products that will see national and international distribution in 500ml bottles and draft; three limited-edition collaboration projects, also in bottles and draft; and […]

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Cascade Brewing Announces Release of Valley Flora in 500ml Bottles and Draft!!

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 8, 2019) – Cascade Brewing has announced the upcoming release of Valley Flora 2017, a beer that celebrates Northwest regional offerings of craft beer and wine. The beer will go on sale in 500ml bottles and on draft this Friday, January 11, at both Cascade’s Portland-area pubs and through Cascade’s distribution channels.Valley Flora combines Cascade’s […]

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The Last Blockbuster Standing Now Has a Craft Beer Brewed in Its Honor

Oregon’s frontier mentality, to this day, is considered a badge of honor by the locals. While the rest of the world zigged, the denizens of the Beaver State zagged their own path. With the region’s general penchant for quirk and irony as well, the news that the last remaining Blockbuster in America now is getting […]

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27 OF THE BEST MILKSHAKE IPAS

“Craft beer geeks have a tendency to desire specific, exact definitions when it comes to beer styles.” If they see a porter and a stout, side by side on the same beer bar’s menu, they’d like to believe there’s an innate difference between those two styles. It’s only natural—we want to be able to accurately […]

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BREWDOG LAUNCHES ITS OWN CRAFT BEER TV NETWORK

The Scotland-based international brewer calls it a first of its kind. MIKE POMRANZ  August 27, 2018 Talk about a week of highs and lows. Last Wednesday, BrewDog announced that its highly-anticipated over-the-top beer hotel would be opening in Ohio today. But literally a day later, disaster: News broke that Scottish brewery had to dump the entire initial bottling of […]

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Three Weavers Finds A Way To Grow Without Losing It’s Craft Beer Street Cred

When Golden Road Brewing was acquired by Anheuser-Busch in 2015, L.A.’s craft beer industry lost its largest brewery to what many consider an enemy of the craft beer ethos. Golden Road was stripped of its independent designation by the Brewers Assn., booted from the Los Angeles Brewers Guild and reviled by hard-line craft beer fans who […]